Thursday Evening Book Reviews

Ron Charles says Anne Tyler’s “ability to survey the emotional terrain of grief remains sharp” in her 19th novel, The Beginner’s Goodbye. (Washington Post)

Péter Nádas’s Parallel Stories “illustrates the haphazard, psychological violence of a century of ideology, disruption, and the search for the meaning of personal freedom,” according to Ana Grouverman. (The Rumpus)

While intrigued, Jon Ronson suggests that Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain, “can be a bit of a slog, not always a page turner.” (The Guardian)

Andrew Klausner shares his thoughts on The Start-Up of YOU, by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman. (Forbes)

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